Cricket News sort by Usman Tariq Khawaja

In a shocking development, the Australian team management has dropped four players for the 3rd Test at Mohali on disciplinary grounds. Three of those dropped players are proven match winners – Shane Watson, James Pattinson and Mitchell Johnson. The fourth player is Usman Khawaja who was expected to play the Mohali Test in place of the struggling Phil Hughes.

It has been a few days since Australia were battered and bruised by the Indians at Hyderabad. And, a few more days are left before the two teams lock horns again, at Mohali on March 14.

Dashing opening batsman David Warner has injured his left thumb in the nets which will rule him out of action for atleast the first two ODIs of the West Indies series.

Pakistan-born Australian batsman Usman Khawaja said he was being refused a visa into India for next month's Champions League Twenty20 tournament because of his country of birth.

Sydney Thunder have confirmed the signing of Usman Khawaja, just a day after rivals Big Bash League rivals Perth Scorchers claimed to have signed the promising Test batsman.

Australia vs England 5th Ashes test Live Scores: Usman Khawaja and first-time captain Michael Clarke were aiming to build on Australia's dogged start when tea was called early due to rain and bad light on day one of the fifth cricket test against England.

Aus Vs Eng(Ashes 2010-11) 4th Test: Australia called up uncapped batsman Usman Khawaja on Tuesday as cover for captain Ricky Ponting, who is nursing a broken finger ahead of the crunch Melbourne Ashes Test.